- The definition of ay is a word used to show sorrow or upset.
An example of ay used as an interjection is in the sentences, "Ay! I can't believe he was late for school again!"
- Alternative spelling of aye ("yes")
- counting the ays and the noes in a vote
Variant of aye
Origin of ayeMiddle English ai, ay ; from Old Norse ei ; from Indo-European base an unverified form aiw-, vital force from source age